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Whatcom Creek Trail Railroad Avenue Bridge to be reopened in September 2014

 

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Description

The north Railroad Avenue Trail bridge crossing Whatcom Creek between York and Ellis Streets caught fire on Friday, November 23, 2012.  The bridge was originally part of a railway crossing running north from York to Ohio Streets.

The old creosote-treated structure was removed and replaced with a new, clear-span bridge that is more environmentally friendly.

Funding

Beyond Greenway, Greenway 3 Levy and Transportation Benefit District

Status

Construction is near completion and the bridge is scheduled to reopen on or before September 25, 2014.

Reference

More Information

More information about the fire is available in a City news release.

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